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Anyone who knows me knows that I have a real soft spot for modern childrens furniture. Since no one ever requests it I usually only make it for my own kids and it is a blast. My two sons have shared a bunkbed during the, well never ending remodel of our home. As most of you know the IKEA double bunk is pretty sweet and affordable. After making a new room for our oldest son we thought it proper...
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During these anxious economic times, consider a return to the classics. One of the most popular rooms in...
The Eloominator shows us how to turn old t-shirts into yarn. (Yup, that stuff picture above used to be a t-shirt!) She uses the resulting yarn on a Weave-It Rug Loom or 'any loom on which you can weave 4 ends per inch'. I could see using it to crochet rugs, however. Maybe a shower mat...To yarnify a tee of your own, here's what you'll need:
Choose from incandescent or CFL. Both use the same amount of electricity: none. You can find them at Form+Function for $25 a set and come in green, grey, natural and white.
This property, located in Whistler, BC, is on the market for a cool 7 million bucks. And you know what? Between the architecture, the view and the scent of the fir trees that surround it, it just might be worth every penny.
I am seriously loving Christopher Moulder's Random Orbit chandelier. The 32" ball light fixture reminds me of fireworks caught in a photograph. Made of aluminum, phosphor bronze and PVC the chandelier will set you back $1,550. Twenty-one 12V/10W Xenon RLX bulbs are included.
These glasses might look like glasses of milk, but they're really night lights. To turn them off, simply turn them upside down or place them on their sides. The acrylic glasses are 5.5" x 3.45" and take 3 "AAA batteries. You can find them at Amazon for about 12 bucks each.
Our friends over at Photojojo have just announced the arrival of their new book! That's right, Photojojo in print! Woo-hoo!! The book is a collection of their best photo projects but all beefed up. To celebrate the book's birth, they've posted a sneak peek of its contents: cd jewel case frames.